Margaret Tahyar

Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York, NY

Margaret E. TAHYAR is a partner in Davis Polk’s Financial Institutions Group. Her practice focuses on providing strategic bank regulatory and financial regulatory reform advice and advising on M&A and capital markets transactions where the target or issuer is a financial institution. Ms. Tahyar is currently advising a wide range of banking organizations on the Volcker Rule. From 1997 to 2009, Ms. Tahyar worked in the Davis Polk Paris and London offices and frequently advises on the international aspects of transactions and regulatory reform. Ms. Tahyar has been listed as a leading lawyer in Chambers Europe, Chambers Global, Chambers USA, and the IFLR 1000, among others. In addition to her full-time practice, Ms. Tahyar is currently serving an appointment as adjunct lecturer-in-law for Financial Institutions at Columbia Law School, and recently taught financial regulation as an adjunct lecturer-in-law at Harvard Law School’s Winter Term. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School, and was a law clerk for the Honorable Robert H. Bork, US Court of Appeals, DC and the Honorable Thurgood Marshall, US Supreme Court.

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